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Barnardus Swartwout
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Birth: Jan. 28, 1727
Ulster County
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1768
Orange County
New York, USA

This burial is likely to have taken place in the 1700's or 1800's. The information below is from a newspaper article published to locate next of kin for those interred in this cemetery. This cemetery is known as both "Valley View Cemetery" and "Swartwood Cemetery".

Pike Co. Dispatch Thursday Dec 7, 1972


This is the fourth of a series of Notices by Gannett Fleming Corddry and Carpenter, Inc., Engineers, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for information needed by them to complete a survey and report concerning the existing cemeteries on the Pennsylvania side of the proposed Tocks Island Lake. The survey is being made for the Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers, for the purpose of determining the actual number of graves, the names of the deceased, and the names and addresses of the next of kin or nearest living relative.

This Notice seeks information about the following:


Located about 3.25 miles north of Bushkill in Lehman Township on a hill just west of Route 209. The following names or initials were taken from headstones:

(A list of names follows, among them the interred person here.)

Father: Bernardus Coobes Swartwout
Mother: Grietjen Margaret Decker
Spouse: Elizabeth Brink-Swartwout married on 24 Dec 1753 in Walpeck, New York, USA 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Brink Swartwout (1732 - 1766)
  Moses Swartwood (1761 - 1844)*
*Calculated relationship
Swartwood Cemetery
Pike County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: sr/ks
Record added: Jul 21, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39717020

- Robert Brink
 Added: Apr. 5, 2016
From your roots ... abundancy ~ Were there no you, I would not be! 5th Great Granddaughter,
- Teri-Sue Young-Thompson
 Added: Jul. 7, 2015
Barnardus would have died in what has been known since 1798 as Town of Deerpark, Orange Co, NY - near the locality of the hamlet of Huguenot - the Swartwout portion of the 1697 Wagheckemeck (Peenpack) Patent, of Ulster Co, NY
- judy gumaer testa,gumaer family historian
 Added: Jan. 13, 2015
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